NEW YORK, May 13 (UPI) --Dolly Partonsat down with the Today show's Savannah Guthrie on Tuesday to discuss her new album, Blue Smoke, but she also addressed rumors about her supposed tattoos.
"I do have a few little tattoos, but they were mostly done to cover scars because I'm so fair," Parton said.
"I have a few, but they're mostly for my husband," she added.
The 68-year-old country music legend always wears long-sleeved garments to public events. She's long been thought to have an extensive collection of ink to cover her scars from breast augmentation and other surgeries.
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